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" Less than all things," says a current precept, " men must grudge money : it is by riches that wisdom is hindered." Hence children were brought up with utter disregard of economy. It was considered bad taste to speak of it, and ignorance of the value of... "
A History of Japanese Mathematics - Page 15
by David Eugene Smith, Yoshio Mikami - 1914 - 288 pages
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Bushido, the Soul of Japan

Inazō Nitobe - Bushido - 1904 - 177 pages
...current precept, " men must grudge money : it is by riches that wisdom is hindered." Hence children were brought up with utter disregard of economy. It...breeding. Knowledge of numbers was indispensable in 88 the mustering of forces as well as in the distribution of benefices and fiefs ; but the counting...
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History as past ethics: an introduction to the history of morals

Philip Van Ness Myers - Ethics - 1913 - 387 pages
...become a defect of character. The true samurai must have no thought of economy and money-making. " Ignorance of the value of different coins was a token of good breeding." l To handle money was thought degrading. In one respect the code of honor of the Japanese knight was...
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Principles of Sociology with Educational Applications

Frederick Redman Clow - Sociology - 1920 - 436 pages
...oblige of the Warrior class. . . . Chivalry is uneconomical : it boasts of penury. . . . Hence children were brought up with utter disregard of economy. It...value of different coins was a token of good breeding. Nitobe, Bushido: The Soul of Japan, PP- 4, 97, 98. . . . Wherever there is an ascendant class,...
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